Heiko Zahlmann started out as an underground graffiti artist in Hamburg. Today he's a renowned sculptor. Even the Emir of Qatar has bought one of his concrete artworks.
Since 2017, the obelisk has stood in Kassel, the German city that hosts the Documenta art exhibition. Now the city has decided to buy it — if it manages to agree with the work's creator on its placement.
Once the symbol of modern Turkey, the Ataturk Cultural Center has been abandoned for a decade since closing in 2008. Amid furious debate about its future, many are unhappy with the current grand plans for the site.
The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is celebrating its 10th anniversary under the title "We Don't Need Another Hero." Yvette Mutumba of the curatorial team speaks about postcolonialism and contemporary art.
A new exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Bonn features some 70 works from the sculptor and painter. In the show Scheibitz displays his cinematic style, playing with form, color and figure — and leaving the viewer torn.
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